CEO Mr. Tim Cook has announced the Apple’s entry into the wearable market by launching the Apple watch having numerous amazing features. Another most important announcement was the initiating Apple Pay Program to make payment easy for Apple users. If you have missed the event, which was full of technical advancements, here you can have all the important news covered from the Apple event. Apple announced iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, Apple Watch and Apple Money during the event mainly. Let’s give you a detail idea about all these products.
iPhone 6 is official now and will be available in stores from 19th September, 2014. As always, Apple has added lots of new features and technical advancement to make the best user interface, but one of the most important feature that stand out of all is the size of the new iPhone 6. It has 4.7-inch retina display with screen resolution of 1,334 x 750 for pixel density of 326 ppi. iPhone 6 has new curved front glass physical design. This physical model of iPhone is much thinner than the previous model iPhone 5S. Here is the list of the advance specifications of iPhone 6.
Features of iPhone 6
- 4.7 inch retina display with 1,334 x 750 screen resolution
- 6.9 mm thick with ion strengthened front glass
- A New Apple A8 processor, which is 50X faster than the original iPhone
- Improved battery life
- 8MP camera with focus pixel technology
- 2.1MP front facing camera
- Built in Wi-Fi calling
- Integrated with Apple Pay
- Available in gold, white and space gray colors
IPhone 6 will be available in the US, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan from 19th September, 2014. It will follow the same pricing model as the previous iPhone mobile devices. 16 GB model at $199 with 2 years contract but if you go for larger capacity models you can get that at a cheaper rate compared to previous models. 64GB model will be available at $299 and 128GB model will cost a customer at $399. iPhone 6 will be available in more than 115 countries across the globe by the end of this year.
iPhone 6 Plus
Apple has introduced iPhone6 Plus with 5.5 inch display – the latest and biggest member of the iPhone family so far. It’s 5.5-inch retina display and screen resolution of 1920 x 1080 with plenty of latest technology features will surely provide tough competition to the big display smart phone devices from Samsung, LG and other brands. It also features the great camera and better picture capturing technology compared to the previous iPhone devices. It has a same technical configuration as the iPhone 6 has but there are some advanced features as well. Here is the list of advance features of iPhone 6 Plus which makes it different from iPhone 6.
Features of iPhone 6 Plus
- 5.5 inch retina display with 1920 x 1020 screen resolution (401 PPI) and ion strengthened glass
- Dimensions – 158.1 x 77.8 x 7.1 mm; Weight – 172g
- 64-bit Apple A8 processor
- 8MP camera with image stabilization
- 16/64/128 GB of storage
- 150Mbps LET support
- Touch ID fingerprint sensor
- Improved battery life
- IOS 8 and Apple Money
IPhone 6 will be available in nine countries (US, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan) from19th September 2014. It will be available in other 150 countries by the end of year 2014. It will be available in the same three colors as iPhone 6 (Gold, white and space gray). Apple will follow the same pricing model as iPhone 6 for iPhone 6 Plus but they will charge $100 more for this device. That means you can get iPhone 6 Plus 16GB device at $299 (with contract), 64GB device at $399 and 128GB device at $499.
Apple has introduced their first wearable product that is Apple Watch. Apple CEO has hidden this big news from everyone on iPhone 6 launch event and revealed the news in late Steve Jobs’ signature style by saying “One More Thing”! Apple watch is the most personal device Apple has ever created according to Tim Cook. Apple Watch must be used in conjunction with iPhone devices. It is compatible with iPhone 5, 5C, 5S, 6 and 6 Plus. This smart watch will be available in the market in early 2015. Users will be able to send or receive text and calls, manage schedules and voice search through this. Easy communication is the key feature of the Apple Watch. You can send someone your very personal thing like your heartbeat using this smart device. Here is the list of the features of the Apple Watch.
Features of Apple Watch
- Available in two different display size (38mm and 42mm)
- Compatible with iPhone 5, 5C, 5S, 6 and 6 Plus
- Makes communication easy with Digital touch, Walki-Talki and Wi-Fi
- You can call someone and receive call from someone also you can send, receive and analyze text messages too.
- Measure your heart beat rate
- Set workout goals and monitor your calories
- Available with developer tool – watch-kit
- Easy access of iTunes and Apple TV
- Assist you with Location Map
- Apple Pay is now on the wrist
- Sensitive and automatic retina display
- Available in 11 customizable designs
This smart watch comes in three different collections. 1) Apple Watch, 2) Apple Watch Sport and 3) Apple Watch Edition. Apple Watch collection has stainless steel finish, Apple Sport collection is made of lightweight anodized aluminum and Apple Watch Edition is made of 18-karat Gold. Apple has come up with the developer tool named watch-kit to test the smart watch applications. Apple Watch will be available in early 2015 at $349.
Apple Pay was another important announcement made at Apple event. It is a first ever platform of Apple for Mobile Payment. It would be rolling out as an update in all Apple devices in October this year. This platform is compatible with iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch. The service depends on the existing Passbook App and Touch ID of IOS. It generates one time purchase code for each user so it is one of the most secure payment methods. According to Apple more than 200,000 merchants will support this platform. Apple is working hard to convince more and more merchants to accept this method.
After a huge event at Cupertino CA, Apple has rolled out new technology and it’s platform for consumers and developers to keep an Apple touch for all. Apple is yet coming up with the new ideas and thoughts after consistence successful iMac, MacBook, iPad, IPod and now Apple Watch.
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